- A technique companies employ in coordinating the management of assets and liabilities so that an adequate return may be earned.
Also known as "surplus management."
By managing a company's assets and liabilities, executives are able to influence net earnings, which may translate into increased stock prices.
Investment dictionary. Academic. 2012.
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